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  1. Content type: Research article

    The prevalence of mood disorders in children is a growing global concern. Omega-3 fatty acids (FA) are emerging as a promising adjuvant therapy for depressive disorder (DD) in paediatric patients. The primary ...

    Authors: Jana Trebatická, Zuzana Hradečná, František Böhmer, Magdaléna Vaváková, Iveta Waczulíková, Iveta Garaiova, Ján Luha, Igor Škodáček, Ján Šuba and Zdeňka Ďuračková

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2017 11:30

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    Dysfunctional trauma-related cognitions correlate highly with chronic stress. Studies on maltreatment-related cognitions and their predictors in children and adolescents are rare.

    Authors: Anke de Haan, Helene G. Ganser, Annika Münzer, Andreas Witt and Lutz Goldbeck

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2017 11:31

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  3. Content type: Research Article

    ‘Almajiris’ are children and adolescents sent far away from their homes to study in Islamic schools under the care of Muslim scholars. Over the years, there has been a decline in the capacity of the scholars t...

    Authors: Aishatu Abubakar-Abdullateef, Babatunde Adedokun and Olayinka Omigbodun

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2017 11:29

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  4. Content type: Research Article

    Several longitudinal studies have shown the partial symptomatic persistence of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in clinic-based samples. However, little is known about the patterns and trajector...

    Authors: Chia-Jui Tsai, Yi-Lung Chen, Hsiang-Yuan Lin and Susan Shur-Fen Gau

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2017 11:28

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  5. Content type: Research Article

    There is a need to prevent anxiety and depression in young people and mindfulness contains important emotion regulation strategies. Acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), a mindfulness-based therapy, has yet...

    Authors: Rowan Burckhardt, Vijaya Manicavasagar, Philip J. Batterham, Dusan Hadzi-Pavlovic and Fiona Shand

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2017 11:27

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  6. Content type: Research Article

    The stimulant methylphenidate (MPH) and the nonstimulant atomoxetine (ATX) are the most commonly-prescribed pharmacological treatments for attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). However, the drug-spe...

    Authors: Yoko Nakanishi, Toyosaku Ota, Junzo Iida, Kazuhiko Yamamuro, Naoko Kishimoto, Kosuke Okazaki and Toshifumi Kishimoto

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2017 11:26

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  7. Content type: Research Article

    Self-harm is associated with increased suicide risk, and constitutes a major challenge in adolescent mental healthcare. In the current study, we examined the association between different aspects of adolescent...

    Authors: Asbjørn Junker, Johan Håkon Bjørngaard and Ottar Bjerkeset

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2017 11:25

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  8. Content type: Research Article

    Infants are the most likely recipients of child welfare services; however, little is known about infants and families who come into contact with the child welfare system and factors that are associated with se...

    Authors: Joanne Filippelli, Barbara Fallon, Nico Trocmé, Esme Fuller-Thomson and Tara Black

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2017 11:24

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  9. Content type: Research Article

    Discrepancies between multiple informants often create considerable uncertainties in delivering services to youth. The present study assessed the ability of the parent and youth scales of the Strength and Diff...

    Authors: Marcel Aebi, Christine Kuhn, Tobias Banaschewski, Yvonne Grimmer, Luise Poustka, Hans-Christoph Steinhausen and Robert Goodman

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2017 11:23

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  10. Content type: Research Article

    Discrepancies are often found between child and parent reports of child psychopathology, nevertheless the role of the child’s presenting difficulties in relation to these is underexplored. This study investiga...

    Authors: Kalia Cleridou, Praveetha Patalay and Peter Martin

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2017 11:22

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  11. Content type: Research article

    This study aims to investigate the prevalence, correlates and treatment seeking behavior related to ADHD among adolescents from Lebanon.

    Authors: Elias Ghossoub, Lilian A. Ghandour, Fadi Halabi, Pia Zeinoun, Al Amira Safa Shehab and Fadi T. Maalouf

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2017 11:20

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  12. Content type: Research article

    Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a common neuropsychiatric disorder among the children. The burden of ADHD or its associated factors in Uganda are not known. The objective of this study was t...

    Authors: Joan Wamulugwa, Angelina Kakooza, Sabrina Bakeera Kitaka, Joyce Nalugya, Mark Kaddumukasa, Shirley Moore, Martha Sajatovic and Elly Katabira

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2017 11:18

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  13. Content type: Research article

    Non-suicidal self-injury (NSSI) is a behavior of increasing prevalence in adolescents with links to various negative mental health and adjustment outcomes. Poor emotion expression has been linked with NSSI use...

    Authors: Kristel Thomassin, Camille Guérin Marion, Myriam Venasse and Anne Shaffer

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2017 11:21

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  14. Content type: Research article

    Stigmatizing attitudes and discriminatory behaviour towards persons with mental illness are known to start in childhood. In Nigeria, it is not unusual to see children taunting persons with mental illness. This...

    Authors: Adeola Oluwafunmilayo Oduguwa, Babatunde Adedokun and Olayinka Olusola Omigbodun

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2017 11:19

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  15. Content type: Research article

    To meet the required hours of intensive intervention for treating children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), we developed an automated serious gaming platform (11 games) to deliver intervention at home (GOL...

    Authors: Anne-Lise Jouen, Antonio Narzisi, Jean Xavier, Elodie Tilmont, Nicolas Bodeau, Valentina Bono, Nabila Ketem-Premel, Salvatore Anzalone, Koushik Maharatna, Mohamed Chetouani, Filippo Muratori and David Cohen

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2017 11:17

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  16. Content type: Research article

    There are indications that teachers have limited knowledge about attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), despite its high prevalence in childhood and its long-term effects on students such as academic...

    Authors: Dupe Lasisi, Cornelius Ani, Victor Lasebikan, Lateef Sheikh and Olayinka Omigbodun

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2017 11:15

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  17. Content type: Research article

    The presence of psychiatric morbidity in the child and adolescent age group is demonstrable in various studies conducted in various settings in Kenya. This study set out to determine the psychiatric morbidity ...

    Authors: Judy Wanjiru Kamau, Olayinka O. Omigbodun, Tolulope Bella-Awusah and Babatunde Adedokun

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2017 11:14

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  18. Content type: Research article

    Mental health problems (MHPs) in preschoolers are precursors of mental disorders which have shown to be associated with suffering, functional impairment, exposure to stigma and discrimination, as well as enhan...

    Authors: Olga Wlodarczyk, Silke Pawils, Franka Metzner, Levente Kriston, Fionna Klasen and Ulrike Ravens-Sieberer

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2017 11:12

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  19. Content type: Research article

    We examined the relationships between mothers’ sense of coherence (SOC) and their child’s social skills development among preschool children, and how this relationship is mediated by mother’s childrearing style.

    Authors: Rikuya Hosokawa, Toshiki Katsura and Miho Shizawa

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2017 11:11

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  20. Content type: Research article

    Difficult conditions during childhood can limit an individual’s development in many ways. Factors such as being raised in an at-risk family, child temperamental traits or maternal traits can potentially influe...

    Authors: Anna Sidor, Cristina Fischer and Manfred Cierpka

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2017 11:10

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  21. Content type: Research article

    Sex as self-injury has become a concept in Swedish society; however it is a largely unexplored area of research, not yet conceptualized and far from accepted in the research field. The use of sex as a way of a...

    Authors: Cecilia Fredlund, Carl Göran Svedin, Gisela Priebe, Linda Jonsson and Marie Wadsby

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2017 11:9

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  22. Content type: Research article

    Attention is currently being drawn to child psychiatric care, most especially in the developed countries. This type of care is still rudimentary in the developing countries. Botswana is one of the African coun...

    Authors: Anthony A. Olashore, Bechedza Frank-Hatitchki and Olorunfemi Ogunwobi

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2017 11:8

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  23. Content type: Research article

    Depressive symptoms in the young constitute a public health issue. The current study aims to estimate: (a) the frequency of depressive symptoms in a sample of final grade elementary-school children in Cyprus, ...

    Authors: Sokratous Sokratis, Ζilides Christos, Panagi Despo and Karanikola Maria

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2017 11:7

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  24. Content type: Research article

    High rates of psychiatric disorders and comorbidities have been reported in juvenile detainees, and both phenomena are thought to contribute to repeat offending. However, research on this topic has been limite...

    Authors: Johanna Inhyang Kim, Bongseog Kim, Bung-Nyun Kim, Soon-Beom Hong, Dong Woo Lee, Ju-Young Chung, Ji Young Choi, Bum-Sung Choi, Young-Rim Oh and Miwon Youn

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2017 11:6

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  25. Content type: Review

    During the past 50 years, health insurance providers and national registers of mental health regularly report significant increases in the number of mental disorder diagnoses in children and adolescents. Howev...

    Authors: Eva Charlotte Merten, Jan Christopher Cwik, Jürgen Margraf and Silvia Schneider

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2017 11:5

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  26. Content type: Research article

    Temperament and character traits of adolescents with nonsuicidal self-injury disorder (NSSI) might differentiate those- with and without comorbid borderline personality disorder (BPD).

    Authors: Taru Tschan, Claudia Peter-Ruf, Marc Schmid and Tina In-Albon

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2017 11:4

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  27. Content type: Research article

    The use of restraints in adolescent psychiatric settings requires particular professional, ethical, and legal considerations. The purpose of this study was to investigate whether the number of restraint episod...

    Authors: Astrid Furre, Ragnhild Sørum Falk, Leiv Sandvik, Svein Friis, Maria Knutzen and Ketil Hanssen-Bauer

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2017 11:3

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  28. Content type: Research article

    This study examined the pathways by which destructive and constructive marital conflict leading to social skills development in preschool children, are mediated through negative and positive parenting practices.

    Authors: Rikuya Hosokawa and Toshiki Katsura

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2017 11:2

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  29. Content type: Research article

    Aggression comprises a heterogeneous set of behavioral patterns that aim to harm and hurt others. Empathy represents a potential mechanism that inhibits aggressive conduct and enhances prosocial behavior. Neve...

    Authors: Felix Euler, Célia Steinlin and Christina Stadler

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2017 11:1

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  30. Content type: Research article

    The transition from high school to post-secondary education and work is difficult for adolescents on the autism spectrum. Transition planning can be an effective way of supporting adolescents on the autism spe...

    Authors: Megan Hatfield, Marita Falkmer, Torbjorn Falkmer and Marina Ciccarelli

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2016 10:48

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  31. Content type: Research article

    At present, there are no well-validated biomarkers for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). The present study used an infrared motion tracking system to monitor and record the movement intensity of...

    Authors: Fenghua Li, Yi Zheng, Stephanie D. Smith, Frederick Shic, Christina C. Moore, Xixi Zheng, Yanjie Qi, Zhengkui Liu and James F. Leckman

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2016 10:47

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  32. Content type: Research Article

    Nonsuicidal self-injury (NSSI) is a frequent and clinically relevant phenomenon in adolescence. Within Europe, Germany has one of the highest prevalence rates in youth with lifetime prevalence ranging between ...

    Authors: Paul L. Plener, Romuald Brunner, Jörg M. Fegert, Rebecca C. Groschwitz, Tina In-Albon, Michael Kaess, Nestor D. Kapusta, Franz Resch and Katja Becker

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2016 10:46

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  33. Content type: Research article

    Policies, designed to promote resilience, and research, to understand the determinants and correlates of resilience, require reliable and valid measures to ensure data quality. The student resilience survey (S...

    Authors: Suzet Tanya Lereya, Neil Humphrey, Praveetha Patalay, Miranda Wolpert, Jan R. Böhnke, Amy Macdougall and Jessica Deighton

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2016 10:44

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  34. Content type: Research article

    Young offenders are known to be a population with high prevalence of mental health disorders. In most cases, these disorders are neither identified nor treated properly, with the majority of them being chronic...

    Authors: Daniel Rijo, Nélio Brazão, Ricardo Barroso, Diana Ribeiro da Silva, Paula Vagos, Ana Vieira, Ana Lavado and Ana Margarida Macedo

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2016 10:40

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  35. Content type: Research Article

    Attenuated activity of stress-regulating systems has consistently been reported in boys with conduct problems. Results in studies of girls are inconsistent, which may result from the high prevalence of comorbi...

    Authors: Kimberly A. Babel, Tijs Jambroes, Sanne Oostermeijer, Peter M. van de Ven, Arne Popma, Robert R. J. M. Vermeiren, Theo A. H. Doreleijers and Lucres M. C. Jansen

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2016 10:42

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  36. Content type: Research article

    Psychopathy is a specific syndrome that predicts future violent and aggressive behavior in adults. Studies in youth and adults have demonstrated a strong association between early traumatic incidents and later...

    Authors: Kathrin Sevecke, Sebastian Franke, David Kosson and Maya Krischer

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2016 10:43

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  37. Content type: Research article

    More research is needed to improve our understanding of the manifestation of psychopathic traits in violently offending girls. Our aim here was to assess psychopathic traits and psychopathy-related background ...

    Authors: Nina Lindberg, Svetlana Oshukova, Jouko Miettunen and Riittakerttu Kaltiala-Heino

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2016 10:38

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  38. Content type: Research article

    To examine the relationship between a history of childhood abuse and mental health problems in juveniles who sexually offended (JSOs) over and above general offending behavior.

    Authors: Cyril Boonmann, Thomas Grisso, Laura S. Guy, Olivier F. Colins, Eva A. Mulder, P. Vahl, Lucres M. C. Jansen, Theo A. H. Doreleijers and Robert R. J. M. Vermeiren

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2016 10:45

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  39. Content type: Research article

    Depression in adolescents constitutes a global public health concern. However, data on its prevalence and associated factors are limited in low income countries like Uganda.

    Authors: Joyce Nalugya-Sserunjogi, Godfrey Zari Rukundo, Emilio Ovuga, Steven M. Kiwuwa, Seggane Musisi and Etheldreda Nakimuli-Mpungu

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2016 10:39

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  40. Content type: Research article

    It has been well established that child physical abuse is a risk factor for cognitive deficits and behavioral problems. However, the possible link between cognitive deficits and behavioral problems placing chi...

    Authors: Naixue Cui and Jianghong Liu

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2016 10:36

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  41. Content type: Research article

    Few studies have examined the associations between sleep, mood and behaviour in young children in the early stages of developing psychopathology. The purpose here was to examine the association of emotional pr...

    Authors: K. Maasalo, T. Fontell, J. Wessman and E. T. Aronen

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2016 10:37

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  42. Content type: Research article

    Adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) and psychiatric disorders are common in juvenile detainees. Emotional dysregulation resulting from cumulated ACEs may be characterized by symptoms of irritability. The pres...

    Authors: Hannes Bielas, Steffen Barra, Christine Skrivanek, Marcel Aebi, Hans-Christoph Steinhausen, Cornelia Bessler and Belinda Plattner

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2016 10:34

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  43. Content type: Case report

    This is a case with multiple chromosomal aberrations which are likely etiological for the observed psychiatric phenotype consisting of attention deficit hyperactivity and conduct disorders.

    Authors: Gerasimos Kolaitis, Christian G. Bouwkamp, Alexia Papakonstantinou, Ioanna Otheiti, Maria Belivanaki, Styliani Haritaki, Terpsihori Korpa, Zinovia Albani, Elena Terzioglou, Polyxeni Apostola, Aggeliki Skamnaki, Athena Xaidara, Konstantina Kosma, Sophia Kitsiou-Tzeli and Maria Tzetis

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2016 10:33

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  44. Content type: Research article

    Population level data regarding the general mental health status, and the socio-demographic factors associated with the mental health status of adolescents in Australia aged 12–16 years is limited. This study ...

    Authors: Julia Dray, Jenny Bowman, Megan Freund, Elizabeth Campbell, Rebecca K. Hodder, Christophe Lecathelinais and John Wiggers

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2016 10:32

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  45. Content type: Research article

    Studies have demonstrated that social skill interventions and classroom supports are effective for pupils with intellectual disability. Such interventions have been demonstrated to reduce the risk of developin...

    Authors: Yetunde C. Adeniyi and Olayinka O. Omigbodun

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2016 10:29

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  46. Content type: Research article

    Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) is a disabling and lifelong neuro-developmental disorder. Challenging behaviours such as aggression and self injury are common maladaptive behaviours in ASD which adversely affe...

    Authors: Mashudat Bello-Mojeed, Cornelius Ani, Ike Lagunju and Olayinka Omigbodun

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2016 10:28

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